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The Aaron Swartz Collection

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This is a new thing for the Internet Archive: a memorial archive collection.

Please upload to this collection (with an open source browser) with any digital materials you think appropriate in a memorial collection: emails with him, code archives, photos. They may not be presented well on this site yet, but they will be preserved and accessible, and we will get better at personal digital archives.

Aaron worked with the Archive to build OpenLibrary.org, RECAP, and Public domain book collections.

A custom web collection via archive-it has been created.

Thank you for everything, Aaron. We miss you and will continue your work.

From Wikipedia:
Aaron H. Swartz (November 8, 1986 – January 11, 2013) was an American computer programmer, writer, archivist, political organizer, and Internet activist. Swartz co-authored the "RSS 1.0" specification of RSS, and built the website framework web.py and the architecture for the Open Library. Although frequently attributed as a co-founder of Reddit, the claim is disputed by Reddit's original founders.

He also focused on sociology, civic awareness and activism. In 2010 he was a member of the Harvard University Center for Ethics. He founded the online group Demand Progress (which recently voiced its support for Richard O'Dwyer) and later worked with US and international activist groups Rootstrikers and Avaaz.

On January 6, 2011, Swartz was arrested in connection with systematic downloading of academic journal articles from JSTOR, which became the subject of a federal investigation.

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The Aaron Swartz Collection
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This is a new thing for the Internet Archive: a memorial archive collection. Please upload to this collection (with an open source browser) with any digital materials you think appropriate in a memorial collection: emails with him, code archives, photos. They may not be presented well on this site yet, but they will be preserved and accessible, and we will get better at personal digital archives.Aaron worked with the Archive to build OpenLibrary.org, RECAP, and Public domain book collections....
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
by Cory Doctorow, Aaron Swartz
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On today's podcast, I read read my obituary for Aaron Swartz, and the afterword he wrote for my upcoming novel, Homeland. I met Aaron when he was 14 or 15. He was working on XML stuff (he co-wrote the RSS specification when he was 14) and came to San Francisco often, and would stay with Lisa Rein, a friend of mine who was also an XML person and who took care of him and assured his parents he had adult supervision. In so many ways, he was an adult, even then, with a kind of intense, fast...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: corydoctorow, podcast, homeland, little brother, homeland, aaronsw
Community Audio
by Aaron Swartz and Noah Swartz
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Noah Swartz reads the afterword to Homeland (http://craphound.com/homeland) contributed by his brother, the late Aaron Swartz. This is from the independent audiobook, read by Wil Wheaton.
Topics: aaronsw, homeland, science fiction, ya
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All the blog posts written by Aaron Schwartz on his weblog - Raw Thought(http://aaronsw.com/weblog) in txt format
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Community Texts
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Almost all blog posts written by Aaron Schwartz on his weblog - Raw Thought(http://aaronsw.com/weblog), in pdf format.There are a couple of posts missing, and probably some encoding issues in some files/
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Community Texts
by Aaron Swartz
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This is the original text, in markdown syntax, of an unfinished book by Aaron Swartz written in 2009 -  the copyright belongs to Morgan & Claypool publishers, but is shared via CC-BY-SA-NC.  A PDF version, nicely set and copyedited is available from http://www.morganclaypool.com/toc/wbe.1/3/2 -- this is the original file that is based on.
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Community Texts
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Backup of all public tweets from @aaronsw account.Most oldest tweet archived here: 13:38:03, 7-6, 2011Archive made using kwitty Chrome extension.
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Guerilla Open Access Manifesto - July 2008
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Community Media
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This item contains a text file listing magnet links to collections of JSTOR documents.
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Source: torrent:urn:sha1:818a3abe5658219a45617a0863a48f05bb76518e
Community Media
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This handy playlist file (arm4.xspf, playable in VLC media player [Windows, Linux, Mac, more] and in Movie Player [Linux Ubuntu]) plays dozens of alternative radio streams, music, and more.
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The Aaron Swartz Collection
by www.aaronsw.com
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This is a panic download of www.aaronsw.com website with all domains as of 2013-01-12. This is Aaron Swartz website who committed suicide yesterday.
Topics: Aaron Swartz, aaronsw.com, archiveteam
Press TV interviews Alex Jones on the suspicious death of Aaron Swartz. WebM video will play in the following media players: VLC; mplayer; SMPlayer (which is the mplayer gui); Media Player Classic - Home Cinema.
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Community Video
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This is the livestream footage of the Aaron Swartz memorial in mp4 container from Democracy Now. The told stories about Aaron are very inspiring. The way people have come together with a common goal as a result of losing him may prove to be his final great achievement. This memorial is a huge expression of that and deserves preservation for all who would gain inspiration from it.In case it becomes no longer available via the stream at...
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Topics: aaronsw, memorial, service, Cooper Union, Great Hall, New York
Community Texts
by Henry Farrell (Crooked Timber)
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A seminar on the politics of open data, featuring short pieces by Aaron Swartz, Steven Berlin Johnson, Tom Slee, Clay Shirky, Beth Noveck and others. Originally made available at Crooked Timber, June-July 2012 under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Made available here in LaTeX format for easy remixing/porting into other formats (via Pandoc or similar).
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Community Video
by Berkman Center for Internet & Society
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Aaron Swartz, co-founder of Reddit.com and Tech Lead for the Open Library project, spoke at Berkman Center’s Luncheon Series on October 25, 2007. http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman/2007/10/25/aaron-swartz-on-the-open-library-2/
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Community Texts
by Public Domain
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Joshua Gay's Grand Jury Subpoena for USA v. Aaron Swartz
Topics: aaronsw, aaronswartz, grandjury
Community Video
by Lisa Rein
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The first 40 seconds is an interview with Aaron Swartz, when he was 14 years old, camping out in front of the Supreme Court, the night before Lawrence Lessig's oral argument in Eldred v. Ashcroft. The second half is Professor Tim Wu with a group of his law school students.
Topics: aaronsw, aaron swartz, lisa rein, creative commons, eldred v. ashcroft, tim wu
Aaron Swartz and Brett Bonfield (a librarian) discuss ways they can help to eliminate corruption in government. At the time, Swartz was beginning to assist with the formation of Change Congress, which seeks to reduce the influence of lobbyists and PACs, end earmarks, support public finance for political campaigns, and promote transparency within congress. Bonfield was in favor of making it easier to prosecute corrupt officials by creating technology that ensured anonymity for whistleblowers...
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Community Texts
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Docket with links to all files, as of January 14, 2013. Any updates will be available at: http://www.archive.org/download/gov.uscourts.mad.137971
( 1 reviews )
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Throughout human history, people have lived in societies without formalized government. We argue that the theoryof anarchism presents a productive framework for analyzing decentralized societies. Anarchism encompasses a broadarray of interrelated principles for organizing societies without the centralization of authority. Moreover, its theoryof history emphasizes an ongoing and active resistance to concentrations of power. We present an anarchist analysisof the development of social power,...
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126146785 Aaron H Swartz FBI File
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Community Texts
by iron.wootest.net
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Jesper (Waffle.net) interviews Aaron Swartz (age 18) about free culture, politics, technology futurism and, of course, his age.
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The Aaron Swartz Collection
by Ed Summers
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This package contains Twitter JSON data for two Twitter search queries that were collected in the week following Aaron's death, using twarc that talks to the Twitter's search API: "Aaron Swartz" OR aaronsw and #pdftribute. aaronsw.json.gz contains 630,397 tweets, for the period starting with 2013-01-11 16:50:22 and ending 2013-01-18 13:50:02. pdftribute.json.gz contains 42,277 tweets, for the period starting with Jan 13 02:42:26 and ending Jan 17 03:33:46. In addition, the URLs...
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A few images from Books in Browsers 2011
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Readings by Aaron for my radio show High Maintenance Life on WMBR
( 1 reviews )
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Community Media
by Sage Ross
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Aaron was at this small wiki meetup at Harvard in 2009. In the group photo, he is watching videos about procedural content generation (educational games, and books built by Word macros) with SJ Klein and Benjamin Mako Hill.
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Community Media
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Two emails from Aaron, the first providing feedback on an early manuscript of LITTLE BROTHER, the second giving suggestions for the plot for its sequel, HOMELAND.
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Community Audio
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This item contains a xspf playlist file featuring alternative radios, music, and more.
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Two emails from Aaron. One offers feedback on an early draft of Little Brother; the other offers advice on a plot element in its sequel, Homeland.
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Photo from the Open Government Data Working Group meeting with Aaron Swartz, and dinner and emails sent to the corresponding discussion group by Aaron Swartz
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Community Texts
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Tweets corresponding to the following search query(@aaronsw OR #Aaron OR #AaronSwartz OR Swartz OR #pdftribute) since:2013-01-11Fetched on 2013-01-15T08:00:00Z with tweetarchivist.com
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From Aaron's presentation: "Being a programmer is like finding out you have magic powers" 
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Community Media
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Photos from the Free Culture Phase 2 conference in May 2005 in Washington, D.C. Full photoset here: https://secure.flickr.com/photos/skyfaller/sets/371030/with/15413450/
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Community Audio
by AAron Swartz, WBEZ91.5
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WBEZ contributor Lew Koch interviewed Aaron Swartz for Eight Forty-Eight in 2001, when he was just 14.Source link: https://soundcloud.com/wbez/from-the-archives-aaron-swartz
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Community Media
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Aaron Swartz, participating in "mock voting" exercise at CFP 2004 (April 23, 2004) in Oakland, California. 
Topics: aaronsw, CFP 2004, voting, computer security
Community Media
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Found in Brooklyn
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Community Texts
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Docket with links to all files, as of January 14, 2013. Any updates will be available at: http://www.archive.org/download/gov.uscourts.mad.137971
Topics: courts, aaronsw
This is an archive of all the GitHub repositories, the Gists and most of the metadata of @aaronsw as of 2013-01-14.
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This item includes Aaron's Counter Spin interview broadcast by KEXP FM Seattle, 2007-10-12, on environmentalism versus the DDT scam. Aaron's piece begins at 18:50.
Topics: Aaron Swartz, ddt, Counter Spin, KEXP, aaronsw, Aaron Swartz on the DDT Scam
Community Texts
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Raw html from Aaron Schwartzs weblog, Raw Thought(http://aaronsw.com/weblog)
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Community Audio
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This item contains an xspf playlist file featuring alternative radios, music, and more.  For best results, open this file in VLC media player.
Topics: aaronsw, alternative, radio, xspf, xspf playlist, playlist, .xspf, VLC, VLC media player
Crawl of news.yc + articles on front page + comments
Topics: aaronsw, news.ycombinator.com
Couverture de Télérama / France (Fr) Avril 2013http://www.telerama.fr/medias/aaron-swartz-sur-les-traces-d-une-etoile-filante-du-net,95428.php
Topic: aaronsw France Télérama
SF memorial montage images
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SF memorial montage images.
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SF memorial montage photos
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SF memorial montage images
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Community Media
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SF memorial montage.
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Community Media
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Note: this item has been reshelved.
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